Operation Africa Part II

Students will examine zoological careers, specifically relating to exotic animal care. Students will understand the variety of responsibilities associated with caring for an animal. Students will understand the variety of responsibilities when working with a particular animal.

State Standards include-

Grades 3-5

Life Science: Behavior, Growth, and Changes: Plants and animals have life cycles that are part of their adaptations, for survival in their natural environments

Life Science: Earth's Living History: Changes in an organism's environment are sometimes beneficial to its survival and sometimes harmful

Life Science: Interactions within Ecosystems: Organisms perform a variety of roles in an ecosystem

National Standards include-

Grades K-4

Science as Inquiry: Abilities to do scientific inquiry; and Understandings about scientific inquiry

Life Science: Characteristics of organisms; Life cycles of organisms; and Organisms and environment

History and Nature of Science: Science as a human endeavor

Grades 5-8

Science as Inquiry: Abilities to do scientific inquiry; and Understandings about scientific inquiry

Life Science: Structure and function in living systems; Reproduction and heredity; Regulation and behavior; Populations and ecosystems; and Diversity and adaptions of organisms

History and Nature of Science: Science as a human endeavor; Nature of science; and History of science


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